Urban Sustainability in Worcester

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Floor/Room #: 
205

According to the United Nations, 6 in 10 people will live in urban areas by 2030. This means that urban areas pose significant challenges and opportunities for sustainable development. The 11th Goal of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals is to "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable."

Hear a panel of experts discuss urban-scale sustainability and learn how cities like Worcester can become more livable and sustainable.

MEETING AGENDA

5:30- 6 pm Networking and light dinner
6-6:30 pm The Urban Green, WWF documentary film
6:30-7:30 pm Pannel discussion about urban-scale sustainability, featuring experts from the city of Worcester, WPI, Preservation Worcester, and the Green Engineer
7:30 pm Tour of Foisie Innovation Studio, LEED Gold Building

To register: email green@wpi.edu, by Friday, 10/25.